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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #80 on: September 30, 2020, 09:04:04 AM »
Went in today, very smooth. Let's see if it actually takes 6 weeks

They cashed my check today. Making good progress.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #81 on: September 30, 2020, 08:47:48 PM »
What's the best way to get a same day passport in NYC area? NY passport office? Stamford, CT? Anything else? Need for a bunch of kids.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #82 on: September 30, 2020, 10:07:00 PM »
What's the best way to get a same day passport in NYC area? NY passport office? Stamford, CT? Anything else? Need for a bunch of kids.
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/get-fast/passport-agencies.html
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #83 on: October 01, 2020, 06:24:11 AM »
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/get-fast/passport-agencies.html

Does going to visit a person who just got a bad diagnosis qualify?

What about the places that do this for a fee?
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #84 on: October 01, 2020, 06:30:55 AM »
Does going to visit a person who just got a bad diagnosis qualify?

What about the places that do this for a fee?
Possibly. You can call the NY passport agency.

The Vermont passport agency is the only one in phase 3 of reopening, so if NY says no it's possible they'll allow.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #85 on: October 01, 2020, 08:28:47 AM »
Does going to visit a person who just got a bad diagnosis qualify?

Yes , from experience, unfortunately. Depends on relation to person though

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #86 on: October 01, 2020, 12:11:20 PM »
Does going to visit a person who just got a bad diagnosis qualify?
There is no strict criteria. It's left to the individual agent discretion. You can HUCA with other passport offices. There are two hoops to pass - getting an appointment from the call center agents ('officers'), and getting the passport center to issue the passport.

If you can, get the doctor to state the significance of the visit for the welfare of the patient
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #87 on: October 05, 2020, 08:55:43 AM »
I applied for my kids in Toms River PO on 7/8, and they told me it's sent to philly. I received the passports less than 3 weeks later. Based on that, it's likely to be processed very quickly.
Did you request expedited? According to the website they only send expedited passports to Philadelphia, and regular to New Hampshire. 

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #88 on: October 05, 2020, 10:29:56 AM »
Did you request expedited? According to the website they only send expedited passports to Philadelphia, and regular to New Hampshire.
No. They weren't even offering expedited then.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #89 on: October 15, 2020, 12:36:40 PM »
anyone know where i can renew a passport for my kids in Brooklyn? Library i usually go to is closed due to COVID. TIA

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #90 on: October 15, 2020, 04:29:59 PM »
What app do you guys use to take the picture for the passport application versus paying $10-15 for each picture at the place?

anyone know where i can renew a passport for my kids in Brooklyn? Library i usually go to is closed due to COVID. TIA
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Looking for a place as well.

Only option I can think of is going out of the red zone zip codes.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #91 on: October 15, 2020, 04:30:35 PM »
Anyone mail in their application recently?
 just curious what the turnaround time is?
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #92 on: October 15, 2020, 05:29:41 PM »
Anyone mail in their application recently?
 just curious what the turnaround time is?
They claim to be back to normal turnaround.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #93 on: October 15, 2020, 05:31:17 PM »
They claim to be back to normal turnaround.
Sent in a form? Pdf? Old passport?

have never done it via mail/online always went into a passport office or did it in the library.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #94 on: October 15, 2020, 05:33:13 PM »
Sent in a form? Pdf? Old passport?

have never done it via mail/online always went into a passport office or did it in the library.
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For mail-in services, you can select routine service (receive your passport in 10-12 weeks) or expedited service (receive your passport in 4-6 weeks). Expedited service costs an additional $60 per application.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #95 on: October 15, 2020, 05:51:50 PM »
I did my kids in the Post Office 2 weeks ago and mine via mail last week. All checks were cashed a week after being sent, so I am hoping that means they are processed. Will advise once I get them...

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #96 on: October 15, 2020, 06:27:02 PM »
I did my kids in the Post Office 2 weeks ago and mine via mail last week. All checks were cashed a week after being sent, so I am hoping that means they are processed. Will advise once I get them...
They cashed the checks right away even in the beginning of Covid where people waited 3 months after the checks being cashed.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #97 on: October 15, 2020, 06:45:27 PM »
What app do you guys use to take the picture for the passport application versus paying $10-15 for each picture at the place?
+1

Looking for a place as well.

Only option I can think of is going out of the red zone zip codes.
Take pics yourself, place on 4x6 using a PC, print for 25-35c per 4x4

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #98 on: October 15, 2020, 07:55:57 PM »
What app do you guys use to take the picture for the passport application versus paying $10-15 for each picture at the place?
+1

Looking for a place as well.

Only option I can think of is going out of the red zone zip codes.
Take pics yourself, place on 4x6 using a PC, print for 25-35c per 4x4
I used this app and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=np.com.njs.autophotos&hl=en
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #99 on: October 16, 2020, 08:54:10 AM »
Finally got my wife's passport back over simchas Torah.
So my kid's were under 3 weeks, but my wife's took around 2 months
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